The Liberian Registry has appointed Eiji Okazaki as president of the Tokyo office operated by its US-based manager, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR).
Okazaki was formerly president and CEO of Japanese ship owner and ship manager IMECS Co Ltd, a subsidiary company of the Japanese major trading house, ITOCHU Corporation. He has nearly forty years’ experience of working at an executive level in the shipowning and ship sales and purchase sectors in Japan, Korea, and Europe. He replaces Takeshi Okamoto, who will return to ClassNK in June after more than five years at the Liberian Registry.
The Liberian Registry has announced that Yoshimi Uraguchi has joined LISCR from ClassNK, as technical manager of its Tokyo office. Uraguchi has accumulated extensive experience of class and statutory surveys, condition and risk assessment programs, and class maintenance surveys since joining the Japanese classification society in 2003.